GDS FARES AND TICKETING  

IATA International Travel & Tourism Training Program IATA GDS Fares and Ticketing Course

Course Description and Outline

The GDS Fares and Ticketing course is a computer-based training solution, available in Internet or CD-ROM format, designed for intermediate-level travel students, working travel consultants, airline reservations and sales personnel, tour operators and consolidators. The course teaches the student to apply mileage system pricing skills to international routings while using a GDS system and its transactions. Learners learn to read and interpret all fare related GDS displays. GDS emulation technology simulates GDS functionality with self-guided and independent study design. Beginner to advance mileage fare construction skills are covered in this course.  Successful candidates earn the IATA Global Distribution System International Air Fares and Ticketing Course Certificate.

Learn how to calculate automated  fares using the “Fare Quote Systems of Amadeus, Abacus, Galileo or Sabre

The certificate is recognized by the travel industry.
COURSE CONTENT :

During this course you will learn about
  • Political and IATA Geography
  • Global Indicators
  • Mileage System
  • Extra Mileage Allowance
  • Excess Mileage Surcharge
  • Higher Intermediate Point Check
  • Types of journeys (oneway, roundtrip, circle trip, open jaw)
  • Oneway backhaul check
  • Circle trip minimum check
  • Surface Transportation
  • Limitations on Indirect Travel
  • Round the World fares
  • Mixed Class journeys
  • Pricing unit concept
  • Obtaining cheaper fares by applying special techniques
  • Special fares
  • Electronic ticketing
This course will improve the knowledge and techniques of those who have successfully
passed the IATA Foundation course.


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